Nigeria’s first ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaisance) Squadron was created as part of the force modernisation program. Falling under the Nigerian Air Force, its has responsibility for all the Nigerian … Continue reading Nigeria’s Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron.
The Nigerian Air Force Special Forces Regiment (AFSF) is the ground component of the Nigerian Air Force. The AFSF was born out of need for base defence after Boko Haram … Continue reading NAF Special Forces Weapons and Gear
The United States started arming drones in Nigeria’s next door neighbour up north, Niger in early 2018. The United State claim the deployment of the most sophisticated attack drones came … Continue reading Say Hello to the $100 million Air Base 101
Nigeria has officially made purchase of the JF-17 Multirole Fighter as the deal has been finalised. Pakistan on Wednesday gave the go-ahead with the sale of 3 single engine JF-17 … Continue reading Nigeria Aquires JF-17 Multirole Fighter.
Tactical aviation and drones performed so well in Nigerian army operations. One of the strategies the Nigerian army deviced was to maximise the use of the Air Forces ISR platforms, … Continue reading Secrecy : Nigeria’s Army Tactical Reconnaisance & Strike Aviation.
Trainer aircrafts with secondary light attack capabilities provide the Nigerian Air Force a cheaper, more cost-effective way of dealing with low-end threats, and free up its more advanced fighters to … Continue reading Super Tucano : Game Changer or Pilot Killer?
Two Nigerian Air Force F-7Ni fighter jets crashed after a mid-air collision in the Katampe area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Friday. This incident reduces the Nigerian Air … Continue reading Its Time to Abolish the Air Force.
One extremely important part of modern warfare is reconnaissance and surveillance. While it might lack the kinetic firepower of fighter jets and artillery, ISR is just as important, if not … Continue reading Nigeria’s ISTAR Doctrine.
The Nigerian Air Force is certainly formidable relative to the West African sub-region. With 17,000 personnel it is one of Africa’s largest and boasts some of the most sophisticated aerial … Continue reading These are some of the most incredible photos of the Nigerian Air Force.
EGYPT Egypt is without doubt the largest and most powerful military Africa has ever seen. The Egyptian military leads Africa in every metric ( personnel, funding, equipment). In accordance, the … Continue reading Front Line Fighters in Africa’s Top Five Militaries.